|April 03, 2023


Vada pav is the main thing you will get when you visit Mumbai. You can pair this delicious snack with the chutney of your choice. You can pair this delicious snack with the chutney of your choice. When you imagine vada pav, you will get a picture of Mumbai streets.

The Vada pav recipe is simple because of the little things involved in making this recipe. It consists of pav means bread, and a dumpling made from boiled potatoes with spices, chilies, and chutneys.

Vada pav is so much famous in Mumbai streets and is available in every school, college, and near offices. Now it is well-known everywhere, and you will get many outlets in every corner of the country.

Pav is a bun in India called a dinner roll and is prepared from wheat flour and all-purpose flour. Vada is generally called fritters, but in this vada pav recipe, vada is a fried dumpling.

Mumbai vada pav can be a part of your breakfast, lunch, or starters. You can have a different recipe for this excellent snack. Variations can be altered in this recipe according to preference. You can make it spicier by adding chilies and making it tangy.

Vada pav goes well with tea, coffee, and any beverage. Pair it with sweet tamarind chutney, mint chutney, or any sauce you choose. Try this recipe with fried green chilies for an extraordinary spicy taste.

To make this instant snack in Mumbai style, you need Alco Food's Vadapav masala, which gives an authentic street taste of vada pav without going anywhere. Enjoy the taste of vada pav in the comfort of your home instantly.

How to Make Vada Pav?

Vada pav is delicious Maharashtrian-style street food that everyone likes. A fried potato dumpling is placed between a bread made from wheat pav, and this batata vada is in between the pav with chutneys and chilies.


A spicy snack with fluffy pav and batata vada, a dumpling sandwiched between pav, is a satisfying dish for instant cravings. It is available in multiple variations and can be customized. Let's dive into the vada pav recipe.

Print Recipe
  • Serves-4
  • Preparation Time- 30 Minutes
  • Cooking Time- 20 Minutes

Ingredients for Mumbai Vada Pav

  • For Potato Stuffing
  • 3- Potatoes (medium)
  • 4- Garlic
  • 1- Green chilly
  • 1/2 Tsp- Mustard seeds
  • A pinch- Hing
  • 1/2 Tsp- Alco Food's Turmeric powder
  • 3-4- Curry leaves
  • 1 Tbsp- Coriander leaves (chopped)
  • To Taste- Salt

For Making Batter

  • 1/2 cup- Besan
  • A pinch- Hing
  • 1/2 tsp- Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 cup- Water
  • To Taste- Salt

Other Ingredients

  • 4- Pav
  • Oil for deep frying
  • 2- Fried green chilies

For Making Green Chutney

  • 1/2 Cup- Coriander leaves
  • 1- Garlic
  • 2 Drops- Lemon juice
  • 1- Green chili (Chopped)

For Making Sweet Chutney

  • 1/4 Cup- Seedless tamarind
  • 1/2 Cup- Water
  • 1/4 Tsp- Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 Tsp- Ginger powder
  • A pinch- Hing
  • 1/4 Tsp- Alco Food's Red Chili Powder
  • 4 Tbsp- Jaggery powder
  • 1/2 Tsp- oil
  • To taste- Salt

Step By Step Instructions

  • Blend the ingredients used to make green chutney in a blender.
  • For making sweet tamarind chutney, soak tamarind for half an hour.
  • Heat the pan and add oil, cumin seeds, ginger powder, red chili powder, and hing.
  • Add jaggery and salt to thicken the tamarind chutney.
  • When it cools down, keep the sweet chutney in an air-tight container.
  • Take boiled and steamed potatoes, and heat a pan; add oil, mustard seeds, curry leaves, and hing.
  • Add garlic and green chili paste, and turmeric powder. Saute for some time.
  • Add this mixture to the mashed potatoes, salt, and coriander leaves.
  • Mix the mixture well, and make small balls. Make slightly flattened balls.
  • Add besan, salt, turmeric powder, hing, and water to batter.
  • Now heat a pan, add oil, dip the balls in the batter, and coat them, then put them in the oil for deep frying.
  • Now for making vada pav, take pav and slit it into half. 
  • Spread pudina and sweet tamarind chutney to the sides of the pav, and put the potato dumplings in between of pav.
  • Enjoy this vada pav immediately with tea or coffee.

Pro Tips on Vada Pav

  • You can change the number of chutneys while preparing vada pav.
  • Any variation of vada pav can is possible; try making cheese vada pav, Schezwan vada pav, etc.
  • The spice level can be changed or adjusted according to your preference.
  • Always fry your dumplings in hot oil to make them perfect for vada pav.

Summing Up On Vada Pav Recipe

Vada pav is a favorite snack for everyone, which can be prepared quickly and has many flavors. It comes from the streets of Mumbai and is now available everywhere.

There is no one recipe for preparing his excellent Mumbai Vada pav; you can make different chutneys and sauces to spread on the pav to make them delicious. 

Vada pav is famous in Mumbai and nearby areas and is available in every office, every street, and food corner. Now it is recognized everywhere, and you can get these authentic Mumbai vada pav around and prepare them at home.

Alco food's Mumbai Vada Pav is a perfect masala to make authentic Vada pav. You can make them anytime with this masala and delight your friends and family. Prepare these vada pav and dive into the taste of Mumbai streets.


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